calling at a castle on the seasonal days of May 5, March 3, etc., the
daimyo, domain lord, wore a "kataginu (=shoulder clothe)"
sleeveless jacket, a "naga-bakama" trousers, and they were
commonly called "kamishimo (=upper and bottom)".
It is the
common full dress of high-class samurai, such as daimyo, in the castle
material is plain hemp or hemp of "komon" (=small pattern).
each family crest is on the back, on right and left of the breast of the"kataginu"
jacket; one crest on the "koshi-ita (=waist board)" panel of
the "hakama" trousers. The
samurai wears this "kataginu" jacket over the "noshime-montsuki-no-kosode
(=short sleeve kimono with family crests)" garment.
(=small sword)" and a "ohgi" fan are mandatory.